Monthly Archives for February 2014

Managing expectations…

Singapore, 28th February 2014 Easy to say and promote, much more difficult to actually keep it up! Obviously the more projects you have the more demands exists from your clients to deliver. Not only in the form of actual concepts, … Continue reading

28. February 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Tree of light

Singapore, 27th February 2014 The tree is a very natural element of landscape, something we are all familiar with. It is also one of the most mal-treated objects when it comes to lighting. There are very little people that really … Continue reading

27. February 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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The new generation

Singapore, 26th February 2014 As we see a steady growth in our projects as a result of our recognition in the market (at least one should hope so!), I find myself in a situation of expanding my team to cater … Continue reading

26. February 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Reflecting on reflections

Bandung, 25th February 2014 It is not often that a client brings you to visit a project to show you what they do NOT want! Generally they bring you to see completed projects they like to explain to you what … Continue reading

25. February 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Looking through “the box”

Bandung, 24th February 2014 I am starting the week with a trip to lovely Bandung, in the rolling highlands of Indonesia, where I am attending an all-important project kick-off meeting, but more about that tomorrow…. With the Sochi 2014 Olympic … Continue reading

25. February 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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The invisible part of lighting

Singapore, 21st February 2014 Continuing on from my contemplations yesterday, we had some further head on discussions with the project manager of one of our projects in regards to the wiring and control of the lights. The building progress is … Continue reading

21. February 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Invisible light

Singapore, 20th February 2014 There was an article in the newspaper this morning about an decision somewhere in Scandinavia where a local authority had started to paint all reindeer antlers with a luminescent paint as to make them more visible at night … Continue reading

20. February 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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The chicken or the egg

Singapore, 19th February 2014 This is an age old issue; who was first, the chicken or the egg…the chicken would not exist, if not for the egg and reversely you could say that there would be no egg if not … Continue reading

19. February 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Quality versus quantity

Singapore, 18th February 2014 Time and again we come across project budgets that have been put together by quantity surveyors who have no idea what they are talking about. Worse even, they then manage to get owners approval (of course … Continue reading

18. February 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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LED in airplanes

Singapore, 17th February 2014 Fresh from attending the Singapore Air Show, I of course could not resist looking around for the latest technology in lighting. Airplane design surely is leading the way at the edge of technology and therefore the latest … Continue reading

17. February 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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